Army Ride or Dies, Diann & Jo, tell stories about women in the military throughout history and discuss issues that female service members and veterans face today.
Jo was born and raised in Idaho and enlisted in the Army in 2005. She was a 37F, or a Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Specialist, where she met Diann. In 2007, Jo deployed to Iraq with a Military Information Support Team (MIST). After her initial enlistment she did about 1.5 years in a Reserve PSYOP unit. After her time in the Reserves, she went back to Active Duty at Ft. Bragg, NC. Jo medically retired in 2014.
Diann was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She joined the Army in 2003 as a Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Specialist, where she met Jo. She deployed to Iraq in 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Diann has spent most of her career at Ft. Bragg, NC, but has also been stationed in Germany, Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington, and Hawaii. She is currently still serving on Active Duty as a Career Counselor.